infinite

/ˈɪnfənət / (say 'infuhnuht)

adjective
1. immeasurably great: a truth of infinite importance.
2. indefinitely or exceedingly great: infinite sums of money.
3. unbounded or unlimited; perfect: the infinite wisdom of God.
4. endless or innumerable; inexhaustible.
5. Mathematics
a. not finite.
b. (of a set) having the same number of elements as some proper part of itself.
noun
6. that which is infinite.
7. Mathematics an infinite quantity or magnitude.
8. the boundless regions of space.
{Middle English, from Latin infīnītus without boundary or limit}
infinitely, adverb
infiniteness, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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